Queen stage at both races. Leader’s jersey changing shoulders again. Not going to lie – it was tough. Let’s get down to it.
More racing than you can throw a stick at… here’s the round up from Oman, Portugal, Spain and France.
Simon Geschke (Giant-Alpecin) showed his breakaway companions a clean pair of heels when he attacked at the foot of the Col d’Allos, soloing away for his first visit to the top step of a Tour podium. A frisky first day in the Alps also saw changes in the overall classification with Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) losing time in a crash and Tejay van Garderen (BMC) forced to abandon due to sickness.